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Puur Noord | Episode 22 | Award-winning book, Theatre Feuilleton, Left-handedness, the pros and cons.

    Puur Noord

    Episode 22: Award-winning book, Theatre Feuilleton, Left-handedness, the pros and cons.

    First aired: Wednesday, 7 October 2015 at 17.00 hours

    In this episode talks Annette Timmer to Koos Tiemersma about his award-winning book Einum, Frank den Hollander Uut Pitch, a comedy soap opera for theater and Douwe Draaisma about what it means if you're left-handed.

    Koos Tiemersma is the author of several novels Frisian. His story Job was in 2000 awarded the Rely Jorritsma Prize and was the basis for his debut novel The ljedder, which won the Rink van der Veld Prize in 2004. Then more books came under the Frisian “boekenweekgeschenk” Mind Games (2007) and Under wetter (2009), by the Leeuwarder Courant proclaimed the best Frisian book of that year.

    Since 2010, he used the pseudonym Froon Akker. For under that name as an e-book published Einum (2012), he gets the Gysbert Japicxprijs on October 10th. According to the jury, he has, with humor but also with an eye for tragedy, a true book written about modern Friesland.


    Scientist Douwe Draaisma psychologist and philosopher, affiliated with the University of Groningen. He wrote books that are praised for their accessibility and literary qualities, most of which are bestsellers. As Why Life Speeds Up As You Get Older (2001), which was awarded several prizes. As a fixed monthly guest this time he talks about research into left-handedness. Based preferred by people all kinds of personal characteristics are linked. Thus, left-handed people are more creative and less old. What is true and what is a myth.


    Frank den Hollander is known as one half of the duo Pé Daalemmer & Rooie Rinus. Officially, they stopped, but if they feel they occur again. They call it the Infinite Endless Heintje Davids Comeback Tour Loze never been away.
    Frank played at Theater for Water and formed together with Peter de Haan and Alina Kiers The Gang of Baflo, later Formerly De Gang. He was also one of the authors of the notorious serial Sparrows Gang. Herman Sandman wrote the Inburgeringscursus Groningen, followed by the Walk Course Groningen. And now he is with Jan Veldman responsible for the text of Uut Height about the fate of the family Lutje, who lives in the Heights, whose son has been relocated to Haren. From October 6 t / m April 2, the six episodes, each sixteen times, are playing in the Der Aa-theater in Groningen.


    About this program:

    Puur Noord is the talkshow of Podium.TV. Everything about art, culture, region and entertainment in the northern of the Netherlands.

    Annette Timmer talks to different guests about art and culture every Wednesday. Dick Jansen speaks guests about activities in the region on Thursday and Friday.

    Puur Noord, every Wednesday to Friday from 17:00hour
    You can see all episodes of Puur Noord on Video on Demand